At Kashipur in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar, a private bus carrying more than 40 workers lost control and overturned, killing one factory worker and injuring more than 24 others.
Sources claim that the accident happened on Ramnagar Road on Saturday morning while the bus was transporting employees from a nearby textile factory.
They said panic struck the area as the bus turned upside down. Locals helped pull out the workers from trapped inside the bus and informed the police.
When the police arrived, they took the injured workers to a nearby public hospital and found the body of the worker who had passed away immediately. The dead has been identified as Shankar Prasad, a local of Goushala mod in Sainik Colony.
According to Dr. Khempal from CMS Government Hospital in Kashipur, police have opened an investigation and submitted the recovered body for a postmortem examination.